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Police detain a protester in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Student and labor groups called for new protests as they hope to reignite demonstrations against President Ivan Duque that brought thousands to the streets late last year with a wide range of grievances with his conservative government. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Jan. 24, 2020 12:00 AM EST

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. In Colombia, student and labor groups called for new protests as they hoped to reignite demonstrations against President Ivan Duque that brought...

In this Monday Jan. 13, 2020 photo, Asian elephant Mara sticks her trunk through the bars of her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Ecopark in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Mara will leave her enclosure and be moved to a special sanctuary in Brazil, but before her trip to the neighboring country expected to take place in March, the 55-year-old is undergoing a training process to prepare her for confinement during the 2,500 kilometers road trip, that will last two or three days. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)

Mara the elephant to leave Argentina for Brazil sanctuary

Jan. 17, 2020 12:09 AM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Mara listens to her trainer say “up, down, blow,” obediently raising her trunk so a saline solution can be introduced, then lowering it and expelling the liquid into a bag for analysis. She gets a piece of fruit as a reward. The Asian elephant is being prepared...

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates after scoring his side's sixth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park in Birmingham, England, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Humble Aguero still the standard bearer for strikers in EPL

Jan. 13, 2020 7:12 AM EST

There’s a shelf above the television in his home in a plush area of northwest England where Sergio Aguero keeps the match balls — signed by all his teammates — from the hat tricks he has scored for Manchester City. He might have to put up another one soon. Make that 16 hat tricks for the...

FILE - This 1995 file photo shows Moshen Rabbani, former cultural attache in the Iranian embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Rabbani, accused of involvement in the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Argentina, made comments in an interview to Argentine Radio 10 on Jan. 10, 2020 that are unlikely to clear up the circumstances surrounding the 2015 shooting death of Alberto Nisman, but fed renewed fascination with a case that was scrutinized in a recently released Netflix documentary. (AP Photo/La Nacion, File)

Iranian accused in 1994 Argentina bombing steps into debate

Jan. 10, 2020 2:21 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Iranian accused of involvement in the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Argentina has added to speculation over the mysterious death of a prosecutor who investigated the attack. The comments by Moshen Rabbani in an interview with Argentine Radio 10 on Friday were...

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot against Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka during their ATP Cup tennis match in Perth, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Trevor Collens)

Spain into ATP Cup quarters after Bautista Agut victory

Jan. 8, 2020 10:50 AM EST

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Spain advanced to the quarterfinals of the ATP Cup even before Rafael Nadal stepped on to the court Wednesday at the Perth Arena. Spain, which won the Davis Cup in Madrid with a victory over Canada, stayed in the hunt for its second international team victory in seven weeks when...

National Assembly President Juan Guaido swears himself in as President of the National Assembly with opposition lawmaker votes at the newspaper El Nacional's headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrea Hernandez Briceño)

Guaidó blocked from congress as Venezuelan conflict deepens

Jan. 5, 2020 10:01 PM EST

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó was violently blocked Sunday from presiding over a special session of congress where rivals proclaimed a substitute leader — moves opposition officials condemned as a hijacking of the country's last democratic institution. ...

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after winning the first set during his match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa at the ATP Cup tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Djokovic clinches Serbia's win; Nadal's Spain beats Georgia

Jan. 4, 2020 12:08 PM EST

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic got more than he bargained for in his first competitive match of 2020 before fending off Kevin Anderson 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6) late Saturday to secure Serbia's win over South Africa at the ATP Cup. The No. 2-ranked Djokovic, winner of a record seven Australian Open...

Justin Webster, director of the documentary Netflix series

Netflix show returns late Argentine prosecutor to spotlight

Jan. 3, 2020 12:09 AM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Almost five years later, the death of Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor who led the investigation into Argentina's deadliest terrorist attack, still perplexes and fascinates many in this South American country. Much as they did on Jan. 18, 2015, when the prosecutor’s...

Mexico ambassador resigns after book theft allegation

Dec. 23, 2019 11:34 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican ambassador who was called home after allegedly attempting to steal a book from a shop in Argentina has resigned, officials said, and relatives reported he may have suffered behavioral changes due to a brain tumor. On Monday, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador...

Argentine lawmakers approve economic emergency package

Dec. 21, 2019 12:49 PM EST

Argentina's Senate on Saturday approved a key package of tax hikes and social spending sought by new President Alberto Fernández to confront the nation's economic problems. The measure, which had earlier passed the lower house of Congress, declares a public emergency through Dec. 31, 2020, and gives the...